AASHTO Freight Update: WRDA, PRIIA and MAP-21

AASHTO Freight Update: WRDA, PRIIA and MAP-21

2013 AASHTO ANNUAL MEETING S P E C I A L C O M M I T T E E O N I N T E R M O D A L T R A N S P O R TAT I O N A N D E C O N O M I C E X PA N S I O N DENVER, CO F R I D AY 1 8 O C T O B E R 2 0 1 3 AASHTO Freight Update WRDA, PRIIA and MAP-21 Chris Smith Intermodal Policy and Program Manager American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) AASHTO Freight Committees SCOHT SCORT SCOWT SCITEE

Freight Agenda in the 113th Congress WRDA PRIIA MAP-21 WRRDA in the House "Producing a WRDA bill is going to be a challenge because members of Congress can no longer specifically request projects that they know will have significance to the national economy, but I'm determined to find a way to address those priorities as we move forward It will be up to lawmakers and industry to educate citizens about why the federal government should be investing in water infrastructureone of the least understood

modes of transportation. Current State of Play WRDA Authorization S. 601 passed 85-14 Process Reform HMTF Addressed - 2020 House bill passed T&I Committee. Floor time expected in October NO EARMARKS Whats Next Continue MAP-21 Implementation Advocacy Many States already integrating marine networks

Comments filed on Interim Guidance for State Freight Plans National Freight Network Conditions and Performance Report Continue support of Marine Highway Designations and Services FY 2014 Requests House and Senate > President Both call for $ 1 Billion in HMTF HMTF vs IWF and Spending Rules Status Quo FY 2013 Army Corps Appropriations Funds

O&M $ 2.407 Billion Construction $ 1.671 Billion Other $ 0.894 Billion GENERAL FUND 79%

TOTAL $ 4.972 Billion HARBOR MAINTENANCE 17.9% INLAND 2% SEQUESTRATION O&M $ 2.286 Billion

Construction $ 1.587 Billion Other $ 0.845 Billion TOTAL $ 4.718 Billion FY 2013 Budget Expired on October 1st House CR extends until December 15

Senate has not passed CR CR would maintain Sequestration levels HR 3080: WRRDA 2013 Increases investment in Marine Transportation System (MTS) o Authorizes 23 new projects; modifies 3 existing projects Improves flexibility for non-federal interests to: o Move authorized studies and projects forward o Expedite evaluation and processing of permits o Finance up to 15 projects

Creates conditions for successful project delivery by: o Setting hard deadlines on the time and cost of studies o Consolidating or eliminating duplicative or unnecessary studies o Streamlining environmental reviews HR 3080 S 601 Authorizations 23 projects referred to Congress Annual report to determine authorization priorities in future water resources

development legislation Projects referred to Congress after November 8, 2007 (enactment of WRDA 2007), but prior to date of enactment. Modifications Port of Miami (to completion) Little Calumet River Basin (to completion) Olmsted Lock and Dam (5 years) Projects meeting criteria, having already received appropriation, and accompanied by report justifying higher costs. Deauthorizations

$12 billion in inactive projects (not begun construction or received funds for 5 years) 15 active projects Any new project if construction not started after 7 years Establishes independent commission to recommend Corps projects for deauthorization. Program Reforms & Streamlining Feasibility studies conform to 3x3x3 rule 3 year max, $3 million max, 3 levels of

concurrent review Permanent authority allowing funds from non-federal public interests to expedite processing of permits Consolidates studies; removes duplicative cost analysis More efficient environmental review process: o Implementation guidance o Coordinated or concurrent review o Jurisdictional or lead agencies o Deadlines Feasibility studies conform to 3x3x3 rule 3 year max, $3 million max, 3 levels of concurrent review Permanent authority allowing funds from

non-federal public interests to expedite processing of permits Pilot program allowing non-federal interests to carry out feasibility studies and increase hours of lock operation More efficient environmental review process: o Implementation guidance o Coordinated or concurrent review o Jurisdictional or lead agencies o Deadlines HR 3080 S 601 Inland Waterways

Project delivery reforms: o Certified managers o Risk-based cost estimates o Improved designs Increases cost-share for Olmsted Lock and Dam to 75% federal 25% inland waterway trust fund Project delivery reforms: o Certified managers o Risk-based cost estimates o Improved designs Increases cost-share threshold for major rehabilitation projects to $20 million Increases cost-share for Olmsted Lock and Dam to 100% federal

Harbor Maintenance 80% min usage of HMTF by 2020 Expanded usage for dredging and dredged materials 10% on ports less than 1 million tons Full usage of HMTF by 2020 Prioritizes high-use, deep-draft and Great Lakes System Expanded usage for donor and energy transfer ports 10% on ports havent received funding for 5 years

Innovative Financing Pilot program allowing non-federal interests to finance 15 authorized water resource projects Pilot program allowing non-federal interests to finance 15 authorized water resource projects $250 million WIFIA program for water resources projects and water/wastewater infrastructure AASHTO Bottom Line Reports Waterborne Freight Bottom Line Report

AASHTO commissioned this report because the navigable waterways in 38 of the 50 states provide substantial economic benefits to the entire United States State DOTs recognize the significant role the nations marine transportation assets play in terms of freight mobility as well as recognize the adverse effects for highways should waterborne freight be diverted MAP-21 Freight Provisions Highway National Freight Network Primary Network: 27,000 centerline miles + Interstate Highway segments not already part of Critical Rural Freight Corridors

National Freight Strategic Plan and Policy National Freight Advisory Committee tasked with recommendations to USDOT State Freight Plans encouraged 95/5 Interstate and 90/10 highway Federal match for eligible Freight Projects in State Freight Plans; Indiana DOT has already accomplished Truck Parking; Truck Size & Weight; Emergency Permits MAP-21 Freight Provisions Rail No rail title; certain eligibilities for rail retained Sec. 130 dedicated funding for Rail Crossing/Safety Projects retained Awaiting PRIIA 2013 Marine Sense of the Congress on Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

Certain marine-landside connection eligibilities Awaiting WRDA 2013 Passed Senate House WRRDA expected to be released in days MAP-21 Freight Provisions Performance Management - New freight performance measures - USDOT Conditions and Performance Report Projects of National and Regional Significance TIFIA Research National Freight Cooperative Research Program deauthorized PRIIA State Rail Planning Mandate State cost share for Passenger Rail

Long Distance Trains

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Irre Veneto

    Irre Veneto

    "I gruppi tenevano una conferenza sulle moltiplicazioni, io Gemma ero il relatore e Alvise l'aiutante. Io ho avuto delle emozioni perché il nostro era un ruolo importante. Il pubblico era interessato, vedevo che quando facevamo degli esempi tutti prendevano appunti.
  • ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS - City of Fairfax, VA | Home

    ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS - City of Fairfax, VA | Home

    Caller: "There's somebody with a gun in the main entrance to the mall and I don't . .." ... Employees will be posted at the building main entrance to control visitor access, issue passes, direct to reunification area if applicable....
  • SRBI Symposium III - Fall 2015 Writing Strategies Across the ...

    SRBI Symposium III - Fall 2015 Writing Strategies Across the ...

    SRBI Symposium III - Fall 2015Writing Strategies Across the TiersToni Tessier, Literacy SpecialistKathy Morgan, English TeacherWaterford High SchoolNovember 24, 2015. Introduce selves. Who's in the room? Name, role, location. If there is a large group, introduce selves in small group...
  • The extraction of a lower incisor in orthodontic

    The extraction of a lower incisor in orthodontic

    Bolton discrepancy with mandibular excess of 4 to 6 mm. When lower expansion is impossible or compromising for periodontal health (risk of gingival recession) indications Angle class one biprotrusion with lower front crowding. Class two by maxillary squeletal protrusion with...
  • TITLE SLIDE - SchoolsWire

    TITLE SLIDE - SchoolsWire

    TITLE SLIDE Letters ... " When you subscribe to BehaviourWatch you will receive: A completely bespoke behaviour management system An organic system that can be changed and adapted if required Anytime, anywhere access to the data Complete confidentiality of the...
  • Assemblers, Linkers, and Loaders CS 3410 Computer System

    Assemblers, Linkers, and Loaders CS 3410 Computer System

    Static and Dynamic Linking. Static linking. Big executable files (all/most of needed libraries inside) Don't benefit from updates to library. No load-time linking. Dynamic linking . Small executable files (just point to shared library) Library update benefits all programs that...
  • The PFAS Tsunami: A Regulatory, Legislative, & Legal Dive ...

    The PFAS Tsunami: A Regulatory, Legislative, & Legal Dive ...

    Perfluorinated. Compound Contamination of Surface and Well Water in Decatur, Alabama, USA . 45 . Envtl. Sci. & Tech . 8015-21 (2011) Chemours Fayetteville Works site. Started manufacturing GenX in 2009 as a replacement for PFOA. NC DEQ began sampling...
  • New National Curriculum - The Synaptic Trust

    New National Curriculum - The Synaptic Trust

    compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets . know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe...